Ann Verboven

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Hairstylist Reveals The Truth Behind Other People’s Selfies

Ursula Goff wants to show you the truth behind the mask. The Kansas based hairstylist took two selfies, one with a goofy expression and without doing …

Don’t be gender blind. Take a moment to understand gender gaps in education.

It may surprise many that, in global terms, girls make up just 52% of out of primary school age children. At the secondary level there are actually</i> …

World Economy

Op-Ed: No Wrong Way to Be a Girl – Amy Poehler's Smart Girls

Rallies and posterboards and shouting and blue-state-ultra-left-wing liberals. Angry chicks who wanna take down “the man.” For some folks, that’s …

Syrian refugees: The children deserve better

It’s the children. The children always strike my heart. I don’t know if it’s their optimism or resilience or maybe the sight of their tiny sniffling …

Junk food is tricking your brain: The depressing science behind your binging

<b>(AP)</b><p>Research reveals fats and sweets alter the brain’s satiety-control mechanism, sending our appetites into hyperdrive<p>Ferris Jabr<p>December 27, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Matthew Brien has struggled with overeating for the past 20 years. At age 24, …

Neuroscience

Global Fund kicks off fundraising effort to save 8 million lives

Japan is known for a number of national treasures: sushi, verdant gardens, karate, and (of course) Nintendo. But today, the country is garnering …

Venture Capital

Babies' Brain Functioning Affected By Parental Conflict, Arguments

Being exposed to arguments between parents is associated with the way babies' brains process emotional tone of voice, according to a new study to be …

Internet Ranting and the Myth of Catharsis

The idea that “venting” anger has a beneficial cathartic effect is well entrenched in modern culture. Belief in the value of venting has manifested …

Don’t Worry about What to Say

"What should I say, when he (or she) does (or says)….” is a common question in our relationship workshops.<p>My pat response is,<p>"Don't worry about what …

Exercise for Emotional Fitness

<b>Diana Boufford</b> BSW, RSW, is a social worker employed in private practice and through a hospital in Windsor Ontario Canada. She has been working in …

Happiness

Mindfulness improves reading ability, working memory, and task-focus

If you think your inability to concentrate is a hopeless condition, think again -- and breathe, and focus. According to a new study, as little as two …

Mindful Parenting: Being Present for the Good Moments and the Tough Ones

My four year old daughter has taken to dancing naked whenever the opportunity arises. She’s never been one to take off her clothes at random times …

How To Make A Video Go Viral — Based On The Variables In This Algorithm

The Dollar Shave Club is now a legendary example. The company, which sells $1 razors, made a low-budget video that went so viral it crashed the company's website almost immediately after its released. Currently with more than 9.6 million views, the ad's deadpan humor put the company on the map and …

Business Development

Field Test: Help Me, Help You

When a demanding diner began yelling and swearing at Shari Moore, asking to speak to her boss, the newly hired waitress felt shaken.<p>"I became …

Increase Peace by Increasing Humanity

Through speaking and writing, <b>Sean Doyle, JD, MAPP '07</b>, explores the poetry and science of well-being. Whether it's the work place, parenting, …

Middle School

Online Research with Surveys and Polls

Why use online surveys for research?<p>Surveys can be a great research tool – but your data is only as good as the science of the survey. It’s a causal …